CONCERTS AT A GLANCE
F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100
Cory Branan, Sept. 9
The Fab Faux, Sept. 10
Adam Ferrara, Sept. 16
DeadPhish Orchestra, Sept. 22
The Toasters, Sept. 23
God Save the Queen, Sept. 24
Brian Regan, Sept. 25
Buddy Guy, Sept. 30
Rodney Carrington, Oct. 6
Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Township (800) 745-3000
George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Sept. 23
Tracy Morgan, Oct. 7
Montgomery Gentry, Oct. 22
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000
Elton John & His Band, Sept. 24
Chris Young, Dec. 3
The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton (570) 961-9000
Outlaw Music Festival with Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Sheryl Crow and more, Sept. 18
Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Sept. 9
Dwight Yoakam, Sept. 10
Trace Adkins, Sept. 29
Jim Breuer, Sept. 30
Blues on the Mountain, Oct. 1
Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249
Claire Lynch Band, Sept. 2
Splintered Sunlight: Grateful Dead Tribute, Sept. 3
Altan, Sept. 9
The Stranger: Billy Joel Tribute, Sept. 10
Coco Montoya, Sept. 16
Wishbone Ash, Sept. 23
Les Dudek, Sept. 24
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808
Trapt, Sept. 15
Styx, Sept. 24
Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Sept. 29
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, New York (866) 781-2922
Don Henley, Sept. 10
THIS WEEK: Aug 31 to Sept. 6, 2016
Jake Owen, the country singer-songwriter with guest Brandon Lay. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $59, $39, $29. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
KISS, the iconic heavy-metal band on its “Freedom to Rock Tour,” spanning four decades of raucous, explosive stage shows, celebrated rock anthems and signature face make-up. With opener The Dead Daisies. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. $83, $63. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Bon Jovi tribute band Bon Jersey. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 1. 888-946-4672.
Cornstock Festival, the annual three-day celebration of roots and acoustic music with Professor Louie and the Crowmatrix, Roy Williams & the Human Hands, Brummy Brothers, Bobtown, Poor Man’s Gambit, Vintage Drive, Launch PAD, Hickory Project, George Wesley, Coal Town Rounders, Bug Tussle, JP Williams Blues Band, Sassafras, Dishonest Fiddlers, Couple Days, Texas Rose and Take 2. Lazybrook Park, Routes 6 and 92, Tunkhannock. Sept. 2 to 4. Info at cornstockfestival.com.
Chris Stapleton, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and country music’s breakout star of the year with guests Brothers Osborne. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 2. $65, $45. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
Claire Lynch Band, the award-winning bluegrass quartet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 2. $23. 570-325-0249.
Meghan Trainor, The Grammy Award-winning “Best New Artist” pop star. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 3. $59, $39. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
Bret Michaels, the multi-platinum singer from the glam band Poison. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. $75 (includes Get Wet Afterparty), $55. 877-682-4791.
Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute show. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. $18. 570-325-0249.
Jeff Dunham, the popular comedian and ventriloquist who performs with a cast of zany puppet characters including Achmed the Dead Terrorist and Jose Jalapeno. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 8 p.m. Sept. 4. $53, $33. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band Funky Monks. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 8. 888-946-4672.
Celebration of the Arts, the Delaware Water Gap’s 39th annual jazz-and-arts weekend. Opens Sept. 9 with a musically themed art show at the Dutot Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. followed by dance, theater and classical music at the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Continues Sept. 10 and 11 with outdoor concerts noon to 9 p.m. along with a Jazz Mass at 10 a.m.
Cory Branan, the singer-songwriter and storyteller. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.
Altan, the acclaimed traditional Irish quintet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $27. 570-325-0249.
Bruce Hornsby, the pianist and his team of crack musicians. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. 866-605-7325.
In Concert with the Eddie Barbash Quartet. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Free. 570-941-7624.
The Fab Faux, one of the top Beatles tribute bands performing hits from “The Cavern to the Rooftop Show.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $99 (VIP Meet and Greet), $59, $49, $39. 570-826-1100.
Dwight Yoakam, the mutiple Grammy Award winning country singer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $55, $48. 866-605-7325.
The Stranger: Billy Joel Tribute, the six-piece band fronted by pianist Mike Santoro. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $25. 570-325-0249.
3 Doors Down and Pop Evil will play the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 7
Brothers Osborne will be at the Allentown Fair on Sept. 2.
The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will host the Claire Lynch Band on Sept. 2.
Grammy-winning singer Chris Stapleton will perform at the Allentown Fair Sept. 2.
Head to the Allentown Fair for a grandstand show with comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham Sept. 4.
Professor Louie and the Crowmatrix are among the guests at the Cornstock Festival Sept. 2 to 4 at Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock.
Splintered Sunlight will pay tribute to the music of The Grateful Dead Sept. 3 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.